Tag: Mendota

Mendota Bioenergy revitalizes California sugar beet industry

Mendota Bioenergy revitalizes California sugar beet industry

September 23, 2013 |

In California, the sugar beet industry may have a future as ethanol producers Mendota Bioenergy looks into the possibility of retrofitting sugar mills to produce ethanol with a $5M grant from the California Energy Commission. This procedure has been done in Europe several times, but not yet in the United States. California sugar beet farms, […]

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Mendota Bioenergy gets OK on $1.5M grant for sugarbeet ethanol

Mendota Bioenergy gets OK on $1.5M grant for sugarbeet ethanol

[ 0 ] December 3, 2010 |

In California, Mendota Bioenergy’s grant application that BioFuels Digest reported September 15 has been approved.  The California Energy Commission awarded a $1.5 million grant.  The IR1 Group and UC Davis are working with Mendota as engineering consultants and project developers. The three organizations  will add just under $1.58 million in matching funds as they work […]

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Mendota to develop $200 million power, ethanol, CNG project in California

Mendota to develop $200 million power, ethanol, CNG project in California

[ 0 ] September 15, 2010 |

In California, the Mendota Advanced Bioenergy Beet Cooperative are developing a $200 million project to produce ethanol, electricity and compressed natural gas from sugarbeet and orchard waste. The area used to supply sugarbeets to Spreckels Sugar but the plant shut down two years ago. They are seeking a state grant of $1.5 million to get […]

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